Khmer Boxing

 


Universally known as “Muay Thai” or “Thai Boxing”, this ancient martial art originated in Cambodia during the Angkor era. Its Khmer name, its real name is “Pradal Serey”. During the dark years of Pol Pot, Pradal Serey was banned by the Khmer Rouge and the art almost became extinct. Following the fall of the regime it has seen a revival and is popular once more.